Published October 1, 1997
by National Defense University .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||333|
In the European Union and NATO each added ten new member states, most from the post-communist countries of Eastern and Central Europe. In order to prepare for membership, these countries had to make many thousands of institutional and legal adjustments. This book analyzes Central and Eastern European (CEE) states’ efforts to return to Europe by trying to become members of the EU and NATO. Unlike available accounts of the “dual enlargement,” it pays particular attention to the proclivity of CEE elites to emulate existing institutions from Western Europe. NATO Enlargement and Central Europe: A Study in Civil-military Relations. Jeffrey Simon. DIANE Publishing, - Civil-military relations - pages. 0 Reviews. Dotyczy m. in. Polski. Preview this book. This title was fist published in A fresh and original study of EU and NATO enlargement, which sets both in a comparative context and considers them against a backdrop of the evolution of a pan-European security community. The book is divided into two parts. In part one the authors examine and discuss the EU and NATO enlargement processes Cited by:
"This book makes the novel argument that the EU and NATO were enlarged primarily because key Western states felt guilt about earlier abuse suffered by the states of Central and Eastern Europe during the black trinity of Munich, Molotov-Ribbentrop, and Yalta. The first two books - NATO Enlargement and Central Europe: a study in civil-military relations (NDU Press, Washington, ) by Jeffrey Simon and the compilation of essays, Army and State in Postcommunist Europe (Frank Cass, London, ), edited by David Betz and John Löwenhardt - deal specifically with the challenges facing former Warsaw Pact countries and . Rühe, ‘Gestaltung euro-atlantischer Politik’, p. The stabilization of East Central Europe had long been a preoccupation of Rühe’s. See the speeches on EU enlargement cited in Chapter 3. See also, for instance, his ‘Verantwortung Deutschlands in der internationalen Volkergemeinschaft’, Bulletin, no. 6, 18 January , pp. 41– by: 2. Debate about the merits of NATO enlargement—and whether it could have been pursued in a manner that would have allayed Russian leaders’ concerns—will undoubtedly continue for years to come. and Bush—Conversations That Ended the Cold War (Budapest: Central European University Press, ), p. ; and at some point during the Cited by: 4.
NATO Enlargement. Abstract. NATO’s seemingly unassailable position at the Cold War’s end combined with a widespread recognition of American military supremacy produced in the former communist states of east-central Europe a simple vision of Europe’s evolving geostrategic environment and the functions of the Alliance. The Enlargement of the European Union and NATO by Wade Jacoby, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). advocates and intellectual architects of NATO enlargement to Central and Eastern Europe after the collapse of communism in the early s and subsequently served as a top aide to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Deputy Secretary Strobe Talbott. The Enlargement of the European Union and NATO. Ordering from the Menu in Central Europe. By the European Union and NATO had each added several new member states, most from the postcommunist countries of Eastern and Central Europe. In order to prepare for membership, these countries had to make many thousands of institutional and legal.